The humble backpack has been a feature of life for many of us since our school days, but in recent years it’s become much more than an everyday essential. Once seen as basic and practical, backpacks have become stylish and fashionable, and are now spotted everywhere from the street to the office.

With the rise in popularity of travel, adventure and commuting, backpacks have become a practical, easy way to carry all the essentials and more. From sleek, simple designs to luxury leather bags, there’s a backpack for every occasion.

Function is as important as style. Lightweight materials and thoughtful design features mean there is a backpack perfect for every situation. Some backpacks are designed for comfort and breathability, perfect for long days exploring new cities. Others are versatile, with detachable straps and pockets for extra storage. You can even find minimalist water-repellent backpacks on the market, ideal for the great outdoors, camping, or for those caught in a sudden shower.

What’s more, the convenience of backpacks has spread from individuals to businesses, with laptop backpacks a popular choice among commuters. Easy to carry and great for organization, they come with plenty of built-in compartments and pockets, making it easy to store, protect and access your files, laptop and other accessories.

All in all, backpacks have come a long way in recent years. From stylish, to practical, to functional, there is a backpack to suit everyone’s needs. The only difficulty is in choosing which one to go for!